Cranberry and Cayenne Turkey Salad

This turkey salad is the perfect holiday appetizer
Turkey Salad
The Daily Meal

If you’re roasting a whole turkey, chances are you’re going to have a LOT of leftovers. This simple and crave-worthy appetizer is the perfect use for that extra poultry.

This recipe is courtesy of Keebler and Damaris Phillips.

Ready in
10 m
32
Servings
82
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
4 cups

Ingredients

  • 2/3 Cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 Cup whole-grain mustard
  • 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 1/2 Cups cold turkey, diced
  • 1/4 Cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 Cup dried cranberries
  • 32 crackers, preferably Toasteds Buttercrisp crackers
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

In a large bowl, whisk together mayo, mustard, cayenne, and lemon juice until smooth.

Mix in turkey, parsley, celery, green onions, and cranberries. Season with salt and pepper.

Let sit for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to marry.

To serve, top each cracker with turkey salad.

Leftover Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Leftover Cooking Tip

When preparing appetizers try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
1g
4.9%
Cholesterol
13mg
4%
Protein
4g
8%
Carbs
4g
1%
Vitamin A
7µg
1%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
3.1%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5.2%
Vitamin C
2mg
3%
Vitamin E
0.2mg
0.9%
Vitamin K
14µg
18%
Calcium
12mg
1%
Fiber
0.5g
2.1%
Folate (food)
5µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
9µg
2%
Folic acid
3µg
N/A
Iron
0.4mg
2.3%
Magnesium
8mg
2%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
7%
Phosphorus
43mg
6%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
65mg
2%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Zinc
0.3mg
2.2%